AWS Import/Export


    Introduction

  • CloudBuddy Personal 2.0.9.3 version and above supports "AWS Import/Export" plug-in which enables user to send/receive data via a device using the AWS Import/Export service.
  • On successful installation, users will be able to view AWS Import/Export button in the CloudBuddy Personal tool bar as shown below.
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  • AWS Import/Export plug-in provides flexibility to access multiple AWS Accounts.
  • The operations performed by the Plug-in and its overview are briefly explained below.

  • The screen shows the operations and the service type (Import/Export) that can be selected.
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  • Import Import service allows you upload bulk data by using your portable storage device.
  • Export Export service allows you to download the bulk data from your cloud using portable storage device.
  • Import/Export Plug-in allows users to perform following operations

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    1 Create Jobt This option helps you to create a manifest file which contains the Import/Export details and enables to generate a job ID.
    2 List Job This option retrieves the list of already existing Jobs that were created.
    3 Update Job This option helps you to modify the manifest file, after sending the device to AWS and generates a new job id.
    4 Get Status This option gives you the status of the Import/Export Job.
    5 Cancel Job This option enables you to cancel the specified Import/Export job

    The steps to create a job ID are given below

  • Import Job
    1. 1. In the AWS Import/Export Main window shown above select the Import service type and Create Job Operation and click Next
    2. 2. In the Create Manifest File screen below fill the details required.
      1. Click here to view details of Import Manifest file parameters
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      3. Export Job
        1. 1. In the AWS Import/Export Main window shown above select the Export service type and Create Job Operation and click Next
        2. 2. In the Create Manifest File screen fill the details required.
          1. Click here to view details of Export Manifest file parameters
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          3. AWS Import/Export Return Shipping Address
          4. The return Address needs to be specified so that the device is shipped back after Import/Export.
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          6. The Validate Only Option just validates the manifest details and verifies device and gives a dummy JOBID.
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          8. List job

            1. 1. In the AWS Import/Export Main window select any service type and List of Job Operations and then Click Next
            2. 2. This option helps you to retrieve the list of various jobs (JOBID) that are in progress along with their status as shown below.
            3. 3. The Job List contains the JOBID, its date of creation, the job type and status.
          9. The successful creation of manifest file generates a Job ID with which the user can do various operations such as Update/Cancel/List/Status.
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          11. Also the List of Jobs can be obtained when you right click on the list and choose to view either AWS Import/Export jobs or all the jobs as shown below.
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          13. Update Job

            1. 1. After sending the device to AWS, if you need to modify the manifest file with corrections or changes, then you can update the job using this option.
            2. 2. In the AWS Import/Export Main window select service type and Update Job Operation and then Click Next
            3. 3. It retrieves the list of all existing jobs.
            4. 4. To update/change the manifest file either the manifest file location can be specified or a new manifest file can be created for the selected Job from the List displayed.
            5. 5. Creating new manifest file option will take you back to Create Manifest File screen.
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          15. Get Status

            1. 1. The get status operation helps in retrieving the status of an AWS Import/Export job.
            2. 2. In the AWS Import/Export Main window select service type and Get Status Operation and then Click Next
            3. 3. The Progress is displayed below for the Job selected.
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              2. Cancel Job

                1. 1. The cancel job operation facilitates cancellation of selected Import/Export job.
                2. 2. In the AWS Import/Export Main window select service type and Cancel Job Operation and then Click Next
                3. 3. Any Job from the Job list is selected to be cancelled.
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